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Crime & Public Safety

It’s hard to believe it’s been a month since our city experienced a wave of orchestrated looting in the wake of protests over the Minneapolis Police killing of George Floyd. Much of Emeryville remains pockmarked...

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Alameda County Sheriff Greg Ahern declared a state of emergency and ordered the implementation of a countywide curfew today. The order was in response to the national wave of protests that have broken out over...

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After Friday’s Oakland protests descended into violence and looting, area residents braced for the possibility of another night of unrest. Some protesters apparently opted to shift their attention to neighboring Emeryville. But from the get...

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Emeryville City Council will vote to appoint Robert “Hank” Schreeder as Interim Chief Of Police at their June 2 meeting. Five-year Police Chief Jennifer Tejada announced her retirement after 25 years in policing back on...

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Emeryville Police Chief Jennifer Tejada formally announced her retirement from the EPD last week. In a letter to City Manager Christine Daniel, Tejada set her final day with the force as June 12. Tejada was...

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The March, 2020 Emeryville Crime Report saw 146 crimes reported (down from the 169 reported in February). Both property and violent crime data saw drops from the previous month. It was the third consecutive month...

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The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is investigating complaints of price-gouging in Emeryville after a citizen complaint was forwarded to a councilmember. The Alameda County District Attorney’s office recently provided updated protections against price gouging in...

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A two-year-old child is among three gunshot wound victims from a vehicle shooting early Sunday evening. The shooting occurred near the I-580/Hwy-24 onramp at 35th & Market Street in West Oakland around 6:30 p.m. A...

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The February, 2020 Emeryville Crime Report saw 169 crimes reported (down sharply from the 230 reported in January). Both property and violent crimes saw dramatic drops from the previous month. It was the second consecutive...

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California Governor Gavin Newsom, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and an ensemble of city, state and federal officials held a joint press conference on Sunday. They briefed local news agencies on the joint preparations underway for...

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The January, 2020 Emeryville Crime Report saw 230 crimes reported (down from the 289 reported in December). A drop in petty thefts and auto burglaries were the primary drivers of this decline while the city...

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Emeryville Police Chief Jennifer Tejada took to Twitter to express her support for recently dismissed Oakland Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick. Kirkpatrick was abruptly fired from her post in a joint-decision by Oakland’s Police Commission and...

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The December, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw a large surge in reported crime to end the year with 289 reports (up dramatically from the 199 reported in November). Violent crimes saw a relatively modest year-to-year...

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A man was found dead Sunday morning near a homeless encampment by the I-580/24 interchange in Oakland’s Longfellow Neighborhood. The victim died from wounds from an apparent stabbing according to Oakland Police. The body of...

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Officers of the Emeryville Police Department and members of the Alameda County Fire Department responded to a report early Saturday morning at 12:39 a.m.. The victim was found bleeding from a laceration after what was...

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The November, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw a return to “normalcy” after an uncharacteristic surge in October (down from the 311 reported in last month). Much of this increase stemmed from a 39% M-T-M auto...

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The October, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw a large surge in crime reported with 311 total crimes (up from the 257 reported in September). The total represents the highest monthly total we have on record...

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Two convicted robbers were charged Friday for their roles in the death of a man who died after trying to get back his laptop computer, which was stolen Tuesday while he worked in a Starbucks...

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The CHP Oakland unit announced the recovery of a loaded AR-15 rifle following a pursuit that ended at the Bay Street Emeryville Shopping Center. The semi-automatic weapon was located after a passenger in the vehicle...

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A small fire broke out at the EmeryStation East building located between Hollis and Peladeau this afternoon about 3 p.m.. The fire led to the dispatch of an Alameda County Fire Department Hazardous Material (Hazmat)...

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A confrontation over the alleged theft of a mobile device led to two assaults and the subsequent arrests of two juveniles on “Black Friday” at Bay Street according to the Emeryville Police Department. Friday, November...

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Emeryville Police arrested a cyclist for possession of a an improvised explosive device (IED) last night at about 11 p.m.. The suspect was riding in the vicinity of Park Avenue and Watts Street across from...

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The September, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 257 total crimes reported for the month (up from the 228 reported in August). Robberies continued their upward trend with 15 reports for the month and are on...

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The August, 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 228 total crimes reported for the month (down from the 261 reported in July). Much of the statistical decline was the result of a 19% MTM drop in...

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